women's rights

In North Carolina, full speed in reverse   |   January 30, 2013
By Rob Schofield, NC Policy Watch The 2013 session of the North Carolina General Assembly gets underway in earnest today and if the statements and signals from Governor McCrory,...

 

Should Congress name a Southern post office after a segregationist, vote-suppressing senator?   |   December 5, 2012
U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-N.C.) has introduced a bill to name the historic Century Post Office in Raleigh, N.C. after one of the capital city's political legends, U.S. Sen....

 

VOICES: In North Carolina, exodus of women lawmakers is more than a coincidence   |   February 9, 2012
By Chris Fitzsimon, NC Policy Watch High turnover in the General Assembly is not unusual in a year after legislative districts are redrawn. Many lawmakers who realize they are...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: The political assault on reproductive health care   |   September 29, 2011
Date on which U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.), chair of the Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, notified Planned Parenthood he was...

 

Church leaders: out of touch with their flock on sex?   |   May 15, 2006
The position of many conservative churches to sex is "just say no," but do their followers really buy it? Think Progress has an interesting post about how the views of...

 

Keeping Out the Terrorists   |   April 28, 2005
The AP reports: About 300 Mexican women taking part in a worldwide relay march were stopped by U.S. border officials when they tried to cross to the U.S. side of an...